Shropshire is one of the UK’s more tranquil counties yet there is so much to enjoy within its borders. A county of countless different landscapes and plenty to see and do, Shropshire is also quite the destination when it comes to afternoon tea. The county town of Shrewsbury is at the heart of Shropshire and is renowned as being the birthplace if Charles Darwin. One of the finest Tudor towns in the UK, Shrewsbury is surrounded by the River Severn and is filled with black and white buildings from the medieval times. Further east of the county is the amazing Ironbridge Gorge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site consisting of ten different museums and the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. Further Shropshire attractions include the Severn Valley Railway, the oldest heritage line in the UK and the very beautiful 13th century fortified mansion that is Stokesay Castel.